Tag: economy

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September 9, 2016

The world as we know it is undergoing a profound transformation. Courtney Martin scrutinizes our most dearly-held defaults and finds an abundance of innovators challenging the traditional model of success.

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March 21, 2016

In an era of abundance and access, it’s easy to lose sight of the vitality of household things. An author looks back in order to look forward at the humility of thrift and the humanity of objects.

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September 25, 2015

What if we stopped focusing on scale so much, stopped equating size with success? Courtney Martin looks to a new better off where we invest in people and businesses within walking distance for a more stable economy and community.

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April 2, 2012

As the Occupy movement wanes, its protestors brought issues of economic inequality to the forefront of our national political discourse. On Being looks back at the protestors driven out of Zuccotti Park in November and the faces that look like you.

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March 11, 2009

» download (mp3, 15:52) I met the poet Marie Howe once. Sitting in LaGuardia Airport with Kate, she and her…

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February 28, 2009

Shortly after auditioning one of our Repossessing Virtue interviews a few days ago, I was catching up on reading my…

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February 26, 2009

We’re putting our show about depression on the air again this week. It’s been over two years since it has…

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February 25, 2009

We’ve been talking a lot more about poetry here lately, thanks to the recently increased involvement of Larissa, APM’s Poetry…

"Walking to the Sky" — a 100-foot sculpture by Jonathan Borofsky that was originally installed at Rockefeller Center in 2004 before being moved to the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas a year later.
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February 25, 2009

Compelling insights from Martin Marty on commodification and repossessing virtue.

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January 1, 2009

There’s a certain amount of serendipity that offers itself to any person who works on staff. But I have to…

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December 20, 2008

In the young Evangelical world, Shane Claiborne is a rock star. And this isn’t hyperbole; I witnessed it first-hand at…

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December 8, 2008

A “scientist’s scientist” on stress in tough economic times.

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December 2, 2008

Today I received an alert about a live Webcast scheduled for tomorrow, December 3rd, that relates to our ongoing exploration…